12-03-2009, 12:08 PM
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I use GPSLogger (mostly for running, but also for a small amount of cycling), it works very well, is very customizable, and is free. It meets all the requirements you listed except for real time tracking from a pc.
A while ago I tried SportyPal, but was never able to get the GPS to initialize with it. BUT that said, I think it would work now, since I upgraded the OS on my Tour to .57 (I had issues with GPS on some programs when I was using .40, but now with .57 all my GPS apps work fine). SportyPal is free.
I just tried out RoadRunnerGPS for the first time this morning on a run... It seems to work pretty well, except for that I set up alerts to chime every mile, and when RoadRunner chimes it pauses Slacker so I have to pull my berry out of the armband and re-start Slacker. (I have GPSLogger set to chime every mile also, and it doesn't affect Slacker at all.) There is a one-time charge for RoadRunner, but there is a 30 day trial.
For geocaching, I think GPSLogger has this functionality (I have never gone geocaching so I can't comment on its usefulness in this regard). Also, Blackstar is a free geocaching app.
Of the phones you mentioned, all have wifi (well, the Storm2 has wifi).
P.S.- Oh yeah, get a BB!!
edit- I just realized the date on his original post... I wonder what phone he got...
Last edited by 9duc : 12-03-2009 at 12:15 PM.